In 2012, Microsoft introduced Modern Standby, a low power technology in laptops, a new standby mode that allows you to get back to work even faster than using the standard S3 standby mode. Modern Standby, also known as S0 Low Power Idle, works in much the same way as standby mode in smartphones. Unlike S3, S0 does not shutdown integrated devices completely. Continue reading “How to disable Modern Standby in Windows”
Category: Power Management
Fix the Turn On Fast Startup option is missing on Windows 11
One day you may find that the Fast Startup feature is missing in Windows 11 Power Options, much to your surprise. By default, a checkbox named “Turn on fast startup (recommended)” is available on the Power Options page in the classic Control Panel.
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How to change the screen off time on Windows 11
You can change the screen off time in Windows 11 if you are not happy with the default idle time of 30 minutes. Idle means no input or mouse interaction by the user. This parameter can be personalized and adjusted to meet specific needs. For example, reduce it to save battery on your laptop. Continue reading “How to change the screen off time on Windows 11”
How to Enable Hidden Power Settings in Windows 10
You may be surprised to learn that you can enable hidden Power Settings in Windows 10. By default, there are two primary and one secondary power plans available in Windows 8.1 and 10. The main ones are “Balanced” and “High performance”. There is also the additional one is “Power Saver”. Continue reading “How to Enable Hidden Power Settings in Windows 10”
How To Add Hibernate To Start Menu in Windows 10
This post explain how to add the Hibernate option to the power button menu in the Start menu. The command can be used to put your computer to hibernation instead of shut down.
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Disable Hibernation but Keep Fast Startup in Windows 10
Windows 10 comes with a feature “Fast Startup” enabled by default. It speeds up the boot process. Fast Startup makes Windows boot very fast.It depends on hibernation. You can disable full hibernation to save disk space but keep Fast Startup enabled in Windows 10.
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